WARD NIGHT PERIOD AVAILABILITY

Format/length: n1
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Notes:
DSCN 07/2000 implemented a change to replace the composite data items WARD TYPE AT PSYCHIATRIC CENSUS DATE and WARD TYPE AT START OF EPISODE within CDS by their constituent components. For CDS message purposes therefore the constituent component WARD NIGHT PERIOD AVAILABILITY is required to be separately recorded.

The value for the number of days open only during the night is as recorded by attribute WARD NIGHT PERIOD AVAILABILITY, but with the addition of HOME LEAVE:

0-7  
9 Home Leave
 

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
plural WARD NIGHT PERIOD AVAILABILITIES